The G7 estimated on Friday that the soldiers’ departure must be “swift, unconditional and verifiable”.
Eritrean troops fighting in the Tigray area “Begin Evacuation”On the second day when the G7 requested a rapid withdrawal of troops, Ethiopia assured Saturday (April 3).
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced last week that the Eritrean army will leave Tigri three days after acknowledging their existence and facing reports of massacres and widespread sexual violence.
In recent days, however, residents of some towns in Tigri continued to report the presence of Eritrean soldiers.The G7 estimated on Friday that their departure should be “Fast, unconditional and verifiable”.
The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement posted online on Saturday night that the process has already begun. “As announced last week, the Eritrean forces that crossed the border under the provocation of the ad hoc front have now begun to withdraw.”, Specify the text, and add that the Ethiopian army is now “Responsible for defending national borders”.
TPLF is the People’s Front for the Liberation of Tigray, and Tigray is the prerequisite Grey’s ruling party, which ruled in Ethiopia’s national politics for nearly 30 years until Abiy Ahmed came to power in 2018 Ruling.
He sent troops to Tigray in November, and he said that this happened after the TPLF attacked the federal army camp.
Despite the testimony of residents, human rights groups, diplomats and even some Ethiopian civilian and military officials, Addis Ababa and Asmara have long denied that Eritreans are active in Tigray.
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch accused the Eritrean army of killing hundreds of people in the town of Axum in Tigray in November.